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Tell DeVos and Sessions That They Must Enforce the Title IX Rights of Trans Students
Society & Culture  (tags: sexuality, gender identity, trans sexual, LGBTQ, civil rights, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - secure2.convio.net
The federal government has a responsibility to ensure students can learn free from gender-based discrimination. By rescinding the guidelines that told schools how to follow the law, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and Attorney General Jeff Sessions are
Stop Duke Energy's NC Solar Power Grab //PLEASE SIGN PETITION.
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, freedoms, environment, culture, health )

Ruth
- 17 hours ago - action.votesolar.org
By: Coalition for Solar Rights. "North Carolina's largest utility, Duke Energy, has publicly stated that it wants to reduce the amount of credit that its customers receive on their electricity bills for valuable solar power." PLEASE SIGN PETITION.
Tell Congress: Save Civil Rights!
Society & Culture  (tags: Civil Rights, Donald Trump, congress, MLK jr )

Dogan
- 11 hours ago - act.colorofchange.org
The "idiocracy" that we are being ushered into, especially over the next 100 days, is terrifying and unsettling, to say the least. Trump is already making ridiculous decisions and hasnâEUR(TM)t even been in office for a week yet.
Palestine Asking Us for a Miracle
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestinian human rights, activists, abuse, children, culture )

Dogan
- 11 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
We specifically call on the European Union and International Criminal Court to urgently make clear to the Israeli government that destroying this community crosses red lines and will have serious repercussions.
REMOVE SENATOR EICHELBERGER AS CHAIR OF SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Society & Culture  (tags: children, schools, Pennsylvania, education, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.keystoneprogress.org
We believe that education should strive to afford the highest opportunities to all students regardless of their race, income, or zip code. Sen. Eichelberger's comments irrefutably demonstrate that he does not believe in opportunities for all of PA's kids.
Don't Let SRP Tax the Sun PLEASE SIGN PETITION.
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, environment, culture, good news, usa )

Ruth
- 17 hours ago - secure.votesolar.org
'Rooftop solar is helping Arizona families, schools and businesses take charge of their power supply and their electricity bills like never before - and that private investment in local clean energy can help keep rates low for all of us.'
Tell Congress: Do Your Duty! Defend the Media. Defend the Judiciary.
Society & Culture  (tags: Donald Trump, congress, president, judge, jury duty )

Dogan
- 10 hours ago - action.momsrising.org
Our President called the media "the enemy of the American people" shortly after he attempted to delegitimize a judge whose ruling he didn't agree with by calling him a "so-called judge".
Muslim Crowdfunding Activists Raise More Than $136,000 to Help Vandalized Jewish Cemetery
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Stephen
- 17 hours ago - hindustantimes.com
A Muslim crowd-funding effort to support a Jewish cemetery in Missouri has raised more than $136,000, and organizers say they will use some of the money for a Philadelphia cemetery where similar vandalism occurred.
Activism: Undocumented Communities Organized and Ready to Fight Trump's Mass Expulsion Orders
Society & Culture  (tags: immigrants, crackdowns, oppression, ICE, resistance, activism, strikes )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
From strikes to sanctuary campaigns, sustained resistance continues to sweep the country.
Donald Trump Will Use Every Weapon to Stamp Out the Grassroots Resistance
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, protests, activists, movements, civil rights, human rights, Trump regime, oppression, tyranny, dictatorship )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Democracy extends far beyond the ballot box âEUR" it includes the active participation of labor and racial justice movements in civil society.
Will Americans Submit to Despotism in An Urge to 'Escape From Freedom'? Erich Fromm Saw It Coming
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump regime, fascism, tyrants, dictators, manipulation, populism )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The pioneering psychologist explained the rise of Hitler with an analysis that seems way too relevant now.
Colorado Great News From Colorado
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, environment, good news, culture, society, government )

Ruth
- 17 hours ago - oursolarrights.org
'Colorado Great news from Colorado where the Commission has decided to uphold the state's successful net metering program! '
How Twitter Took It: Social Media Reacts to Trump's Speech
Society & Culture  (tags: internet, media )

Dot
- 46 minutes ago - cnn.com
Here are some of the funniest bits of analysis, nastiest rejoinders and most bizarre takes on Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress.
The Other Right-Wing Tidal Wave Sweeping America: Federal and State Preemption of Local Progressive Laws
Society & Culture  (tags: laws, oppression, minimum wage, discrimination, taxes, sanctuary )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Preemption allows corporations to boost their profits by suppressing local government power, community groups and citizens.
Muhammad Ali's Son Detained at Airport, Claims Officials Asked Him About Being Muslim
Society & Culture  (tags: travel, detainment, Muslims, discrimination, prejudice, bigotry )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Muhammad Ali Jr., son of the late boxing legend, was detained at the Miami International Airport Friday while returning with his mother from Jamaica.
Solar Jobs Census 2016 //The Solar Foundation //Published on Feb 6, 2017   video
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, society, environment, culture )

Ruth
- 17 hours ago - youtube.com
" On February 7, 2017, The Solar Foundation released its seventh annual Solar Jobs Census. The report documents employment growth in the U.S. solar industry and helps energy stakeholders understand how solar impacts the labor economy...."
Victory for Massachusetts Solar Consumers in Rate Decision By Nathan Phelps September 30 2016
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, freedoms, GoodNews, society, children, women, men )

Ruth
- 16 hours ago - votesolar.org
"Today, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities decided to uphold fair rates for residential and small commercial businesses in the state. The DPU also voted to reject a proposal to charge community solar, government, and...."
   

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